The Germans: Power Struggles and the Development of Habitus in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The Germans: Power Struggles and the Development of Habitus in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Norbert Elias (author), Michael Schroter (editor)Paperback

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This is Elias's last great work in which he used his key ideas to analyse the development of the particular features of German personality, social structure and behaviour.

About Author

Norbert Elias was Professor Emeritus at the University of Frankfurt until his death in 1990.

Contents

Preface by Eric Dunning and Stephen Mennell. Introduction. 1. Civilization and Informalization. 2. A Digression on Nationalism. 3. Civilization and Violence: On the State Monopoly of Physical Violence and its Transgression. 4. The Breakdown of Civilization. 5. Thoughts on the Federal Republic. Editorial Postscript by Michael Schroeter. Notes. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745620091
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780745620091
  • weight: 742
  • ISBN10: 0745620094
  • translations: German

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